Affiliation: University of Maryland
- Management of hemorrhagic shock when blood is not an optionColin F Mackenzie
National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Clin Anesth 20:538-41. 2008..To describe an alternative approach to management of severe life- threatening hemorrhagic shock and the outcome when blood was not a treatment option...
- How will military/civilian coordination work for reception of mass casualties from overseas?Colin Mackenzie
National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems, Univeristy of Maryland, School of Medicine, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 24:380-8. 2009....
- Video as a tool for improving tracheal intubation tasks for emergency medical and trauma careColin F Mackenzie
Department of Anesthesiology, Program in Trauma, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Ann Emerg Med 50:436-42, 442.e1. 2007....
- When blood is not an option: factors affecting survival after the use of a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier in 54 patients with life-threatening anemiaColin F Mackenzie
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Anesth Analg 110:685-93. 2010..In consenting Jehovah's Witness patients and others for whom blood is contraindicated or not available, hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier (HBOC)-201 may enable survival in acutely anemic patients while underlying conditions are treated...
- Threats and opportunities in pre-hospital management of traumatic brain injuryColin F Mackenzie
The Charles McC Mathias, Jr National Study Center for Trauma and EMS at University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 16:70-4. 2004
- Video techniques and data compared with observation in emergency trauma careC F Mackenzie
The Charles McC Mathias Jr, National Study Centre for Trauma and EMS, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 12:ii51-7. 2003....
- Medicine, technology, and human factors in trauma care: a civilian and military perspective. Baltimore, Maryland. November 15-16, 2001Colin F Mackenzie
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
Anesthesiology 97:292-3. 2002
- Human and organizational factors affecting telemedicine utilization within U.S. military forces in EuropeDavid M Lam
United States Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA
Telemed J E Health 11:70-8. 2005..As a result of this study, recommendations were made for changes in implementation practices, which may have civil as well as military implications...
- Video technology to advance safety in the operating room and perioperative environmentYan Xiao
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Surg Innov 14:52-61. 2007..Also described are several key issues associated with the use of video, such as ethics and legal concerns. Technology advances and new methods will make video an important tool for improving patient safety...
- Extending injury prevention methodology to chemical terrorism preparedness: the Haddon Matrix and sarinShawn Varney
Coalition for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Disaster Med 1:18-27. 2006..This strategy could be successfully incorporated into disaster planning for other weapons attacks that could potentially cause mass casualties...
- Video-based ergonomic analysis to evaluate thoracostomy tube placement techniquesF Jacob Seagull
Anesthesiology Research Laboratories, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 685 West Baltimore Street, MSTF Rm 5 34, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Trauma 60:227-32. 2006..We hypothesized that ergonomic analysis of thoracostomy techniques can identify areas for potential improvement in patient and operator safety...
- Mentors decrease compliance with best sterile practices during central venous catheter placement in the trauma resuscitation unitJames L Guzzo
Department of Surgery, The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 7:15-20. 2006..There are few data on compliance with accepted, standard sterile practices during such procedures...
- An algorithm for processing vital sign monitoring data to remotely identify operating room occupancy in real-timeYan Xiao
Human Factors and Technology Research, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland Baltimore, 685 W Baltimore Street, MSTF 534, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Anesth Analg 101:823-9, table of contents. 2005..The algorithm's usefulness was demonstrated partly by its continued operational use. We conclude that VS can be processed to accurately report OR occupancy in real-time...
- Video-based training increases sterile-technique compliance during central venous catheter insertionYan Xiao
Program in Trauma, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
Crit Care Med 35:1302-6. 2007..To evaluate the effect of an online training course containing video clips of central venous catheter insertions on compliance with sterile practice...
- Video acquisition and audio system network (VAASNET) for analysis of workplace safety performanceColin F Mackenzie
Biomed Instrum Technol 37:285-91. 2003
- What whiteboards in a trauma center operating suite can teach us about emergency department communicationYan Xiao
Division of Research in Patient Safety, Program in Trauma, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 S Greene St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Ann Emerg Med 50:387-95. 2007..The similar communicative demands of the trauma operating suite and an emergency department (ED) make the findings applicable to both settings...
- Hypotensive resuscitation during active hemorrhage: impact on in-hospital mortalityRichard P Dutton
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
J Trauma 52:1141-6. 2002..We hypothesized that fluid resuscitation titrated to a lower than normal SBP during the period of active hemorrhage would improve survival in trauma patients presenting to the hospital in hemorrhagic shock...
- Measuring team performance in healthcare: review of research and implications for patient safetyShelly A Jeffcott
Centre for Research Excellence in Patient Safety, Monash University, Australia
J Crit Care 23:188-96. 2008..A consensus is needed on a conceptual model of clinical team performance that can encompass many real and simulated healthcare settings and account for interdependencies of their outcome criteria...
- Outcomes from a comprehensive stroke telemedicine programMarian P LaMonte
Department of Neurology, Room N4W46, University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Telemed J E Health 14:339-44. 2008..Contractual and third-party reimbursement structures should be modified to surmount this impediment to extending stroke specialty care and community education...
- Availability of trauma specialists in level I and II trauma centers: a national surveyYoung Ju Kim
Program in Trauma and Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Trauma 63:676-83. 2007..The purpose of the study was to determine the availability of trauma team personnel in Level I and II trauma centers across the United States...
- Advanced visualization platform for surgical operating room coordination: distributed video board systemPeter F Hu
Program in Trauma, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Surg Innov 13:129-35. 2006..Operating room status was visualized at 4 separate locations and was used continuously by clinicians and operating room service providers to coordinate operating room activities...
- Trauma reception and resuscitationMark C Fitzgerald
Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred, Prahran, Vic, Australia
ANZ J Surg 76:725-8. 2006..Point-of-care computer technology linked to real-time decision-making and trauma team coordination may achieve error reduction through standardized decision-making and a corresponding reduction in preventable mortality and morbidity...
- Communication technology in trauma centers: a national surveyYan Xiao
Program in Trauma, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
J Emerg Med 30:21-8. 2006..Cellular phones have become an important part of hospital-field communication. In high-volume trauma centers, there is a need for more accurate methods of communicating with field personnel and among hospital care providers...
- Artificial oxygen carriers for trauma: myth or realityColin F Mackenzie
Charles McC Mathias Jr National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Hosp Med 65:582-8. 2004..Haemoglobin-based oxygen carriers can provide a vital alternative given the predicted future shortfall in blood donations...
- The informatics response in disaster, terrorism, and warJonathan M Teich
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:97-104. 2002..Each of these health issues carries large demands for the collection, analysis, coordination, and distribution of health information. The authors present overviews of these areas and discuss ongoing work efforts of experts in each...